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Stephen John Spreiter Obituary


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“Steven was my Cousin we lived in Hector in the 50,s when he was in high school,I was in his home when he got a call from the Minnespolis,tribune that...Read More »
1 of 39 | Posted by: Richard Sletten - Eldorado Hills,, CA

“Steve was a good guy. .. I thought of him many times over the years. ...sorry. Joey. Mad hatter ”
2 of 39 | Posted by: Hatter - Burlington, IA

“John and family Sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great guy and we have some great memories of him at the golf club,he will be missed. God...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Greg johnson - Litchfield, MN

“My deepest sympathy goes out to Steve's whole family. My heart has beem with you all since I got the msg. I grew up with my three cousins, Steve,...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Betty Jo Leimer (kersten) - CA

“Sorry for your lose-Steve was alot of fun too have around. He will be missed. ”
5 of 39 | Posted by: ALAN STATON - MN

“Dear Joey and family of Steve Spreiter, We offer you our sympathy at this time and pray the Lord will give you comfort through His Spirit. May your...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: Art and Ellen - Litchfield, MN

“Our deepest sympathy. ”
7 of 39 | Posted by: Wes & Linda Holtz - LITCHFIELD, MN

“Prayers of blessing and comfort during your grief. I have fond memories of Steve, growing up in Cosmos. May he rest in peace. ”
8 of 39 | Posted by: Georgine (Kaddatz) Madden - MN

“Our sympathies to your family. Steve was a good man that helped many during his banking days in Cosmos. Sorry to hear of his death at such a young...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Coreen Kaddatz Williams - Spicer, MN

“Joey, so sorry to hear about Steve. No matter when it happens it is always to soon. Bless you and his family during this time of loss. God Bless...Read More »
10 of 39 | Posted by: Caron's - Litchfield, MN

“I was so very sorry to hear about your loss. I have many good memories of working at First State Bank in Cosmos with Steve, John & Tim. It was a...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: Betty (Zrust) Bryce - Everett, WA

“Joey and Family My deepest sympathy,Many great memories that I will alway's remember. ”
12 of 39 | Posted by: Roy Finneman - Litchfield, MN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this difficult time. I have fond memories of staying at your house, playing with Lisa...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Lori Samson-Rogers - Elko, MN

“With our sympathy. ”
14 of 39 | Posted by: Daryle and Darlene Zrust - WA

“Joey and family Sorry about the passing of Steve. He will be greatly missed. I remember we always had to have one together, since our birthdays...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: Jean Larson - Litchfield, MN

“Oh the great memories we have of our dear friend Steve. All hilarious!! So sorry we can't be with you.Our hearts go out to you, dear Joey and family...Read More »
16 of 39 | Posted by: Ron and Lola - Deer River, MN

“My condolences to Steves family I graduated with steve and played all the sports with him. We both went to Mankato State and took turns driving back...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: paul olson - SUN CITY, AZ

“My condolences to the Spreiter family. I, sorry I am not abel to attened the service but my prayers are with you all. Dianne Hensley ”
18 of 39 | Posted by: Dianne Hensley - Savage, MN

“i was a classmate of Stephen for 12 yrs and tried for yrs to get him to come to a reunion and was going to try again when we have a all class...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: alecia -hable-kottke - MN

“So sorry to hear about Steve's sudden passing. I worked with Steve thru the Council on Aging program. He was a gentle soul - my prayers are with...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Cindy McKechney - Litchfield, MN

“Our thoughts and prayes to the awesome Spreiter Family ”
21 of 39 | Posted by: Estrada Family - Litchfield, MN

“Brian, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. I know its always hard to lose a father. Prayers are with you and your family. Deb-msaa ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: DEB RUDOLPH - new york mills, MN

“Spreiter Family, Our deepest sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Brad & Bev Bipes & Family ”
23 of 39 | Posted by: Bev Bipes - Litchfield, MN

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Spreiter family. Many great memories with Steve and family on the golf course. Considered him a great man and...Read More »
24 of 39 | Posted by: Glen Hasselberg - Staples, MN

“Joey and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss of Steve. Thoughts and prayers to you all.God Bless Sandy and Chris Bostrom ”
25 of 39 | Posted by: Sandy Bostrom - Darwin, MN

“To the Spreiter Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. We sure had a lot of fun with Steve. ”
26 of 39 | Posted by: Bruce and Diane Diiro - IA

“John, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. - Robin ”
27 of 39 | Posted by: Robin Nelson - St. Cloud, MN

“Joey and Family My Deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your husband, May his Memory be with you always. I will always remember our Jobs Daughters...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Gail Putzier Nelson - Darwin, MN

“We where shocked to hear of your loss ,Please know how very sorry we are .God is always in your corner at times like this .we have great memories...Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: Bob& DIANE WANNOW - Backus, MN

“Great neighbor & great man! Rest in peace Steve! Fairways & greens! Mike & Jennifer ”
30 of 39 | Posted by: Mike & Jennifer Wick - Litchfield, MN

“I'm so sad to hear of Steve's passing. He always had a ready smile for everyone, and was so proud of his kids and grand kids. Becky and I offer our...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Mike Warpula - Litchfield, MN

“Many great memories will remain. John, Tim, Lisa and Brian you had a great Dad.. ”
32 of 39 | Posted by: Shane Stenberg - Hutchinson, MN

“Our condolences to Steve's family. I have great memories of him while growing up in Cosmos. ”
33 of 39 | Posted by: Larry & Sandy Housman - MN

“So sad to learn of Steve's passing. He was one of my closest friends in Hector. Steve was a groomsman in Jean and my wedding in August, 1964. ...Read More »
34 of 39 | Posted by: Ron & Jean Smith - Austin, TX

“I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with your family. ”
35 of 39 | Posted by: brandon bipes - litchfield, MN

“Our thoughts and prayers to all of the family. May God give you strength at this time and in the days ahead, also may you have many great memories...Read More »
36 of 39 | Posted by: Karen Hoffmann - Litchfield, MN

“Dear Joey & family, So very sorry to hear of Steve's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed. May you find comfort in the precious...Read More »
37 of 39 | Posted by: Gerry Watt - Litchfield, MN

“The Spreiter family were good friends during the time we lived in Hector. My sympathy to Steve's family. ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: Evelyn Estenson - Northfield, MN

“So sorry to hear of your loss. What a wonderful man he was, and will be remembered. My thoughts are with your family.Linda (Schultz) ”
39 of 39 | Posted by: Linda WIlhelm - Grove city, MN


Stephen J. Spreiter, age 74, of Litchfield, MN, died on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to the service at church. Interment will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery, Litchfield, MN. Stephen John Spreiter, the son of Leslie and Florence (Mauer) Spreiter, was born on May 14, 1938, in St. Paul. He grew up in Hector and was a tremendous athlete at Hector High School where he graduated in 1956. He continued his education at Mankato State College. He returned to Hector and worked in the family banking business. On December 27, 1960, he married Jaylene Haspert. They moved to Cosmos in 1961 and bought the bank there. In 1975 he moved to Lake Minnie Belle. On March 19, 1983, he married JoLynn "Joey" Atkinson. They moved to Litchfield in the early nineties and he continued his banking business in Cosmos until he retired in 1995. Steve then sold real estate and drove for the Council on Aging. While in Cosmos he was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church. Once he moved to Litchfield he became a member of Zion. Steve enjoyed life and almost any activity spent with family and friends. He especially enjoyed the outdoors; mainly fishing, hunting and golfing. He also loved to tell stories and jokes, play cribbage, dancing and music. He is survived by his wife Joey Spreiter of Litchfield, children, John (and Mary) Spreiter of Litchfield, Tim (and Joyce) Spreiter of Litchfield, Lisa (and David) Boss of Edina, Brian (and Janet) Spreiter of Brainerd, grandchildren Matt and Mike Spreiter, Josh and Kalley Spreiter, Nick and James Boss, Jamie, Jody, Alicia and Aaron, five great grandchildren; mother of Steve's children, Jaylene Haspert; many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brother, Theodore (and Mary) Spreiter of Tulsa, OK and sister-in-law Marjorie Danielson of Buffalo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother David. Memorials are preferred.

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